Lecture | WALTER HOOD – Developing a Cultural Practice 发展文化性设计 – September 4

Walter Hood is giving a lecture at The University of Hong Kong, Shanghai Study Center and will discuss and highlight the role of culture as a means to transform how we design the built landscape. Of major critique is the role of “practice” and its standard of social factors and behavior in lieu of a more speculative cultural approach and its reflexivity toward language, meaning and representation.

Walter Hood is the Creative Director and Founder of Hood Design Studio in Oakland, CA. He is also a professor at the University of California, Berkeley and lectures on professional and theoretical projects nationally and internationally. Hood Design Studio is tripartite practice, working across art + fabrication, design + landscape, and research + urbanism. This breadth allows an understanding of each place in its scale and context. The resulting urban spaces and their objects act as public sculpture, creating new apertures through which to see the site’s surrounding emergent beauty, strangeness, and idiosyncrasies. Walter and his work have been featured in publications including Dwell, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fast Company, Architectural Digest, Places Journal, and Landscape Architecture Magazine. Walter Hood is also a recipient of the 2017 Academy of Arts and Letters Architecture Award.


华尔特• 胡特是位于加州奥克兰的Hood Design Studio 的创始人和创意总监。他也是加州大学伯克 利分校的教授, 并且常年在美国和全世界各地关于其研究和作品进行演讲。Hood Design Studio 的 工作跨越三个领域: 艺术+制造、设计+ 景观、研究+ 城市主义。这种大跨度使得Hood Design Studio对于每一个场地, 都能以不同的尺度来理解– 这使得其设计的城市空间和部件都可以像公共雕塑那 样来创造一个感受场地的美与疏离的特质的窗口。华尔特和他的作品曾出现在Dwell 杂志、华尔街日 报、纽约时报、建筑文摘、景观建筑杂志和Places 杂志等多种著名刊物。2017 年华尔特• 胡特获得 了Academy Of Arts and Letters 建筑奖。

TIME 6:30 – 8:00pm
DATE Tuesday, September 4,2018
VENUE 1/F Lecture Room, The Shanghai Study Center, The University of Hong Kong

The Shanghai Study Center (HKU), 298 North Suzhou Road (Close to Sichuan Road), Hongkou District, Shanghai, China
中国上海市虹口区北苏州路298号(近四川北路) 香港大学上海学习中心

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